Welcome to the Center for Black Culture's Community Journal,
weekly announcement of events/programs/issues of interest to you.

February 23, 2009 Archived Journals

Announcements || Multicultural Programs || Employment/Internship Opportunities || Each One Reach One
CBC News || Upcoming Events || Student Organization News || Newsletter Submissions

CBC News/Information

An Evening with Spike Lee
Free for UD Students only!
(Tickets are required for entry, so get yours now!)
Today! Monday, February 23rd
7pm, Bob Carpenter Center

The evening will consist of a live musical performance, keynote address by Spike Lee, and a Q&A session.

Iron Ladies of Liberia
Tuesday, February 24th
7pm, Kirkbride Room 204

In 2006, after nearly two decades of  the brutal civil war, the African nation of Liberia inaugurated the country’s first elected female president and Africa’s first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.  A Harvard-educated economist and grandmother of eight who had been exiled to Nigeria and nicknamed the “Iron Lady”, Johnson-Sirleaf faced enormous obstacles in rebuilding a war-torn country. 

BAMS presents… A Symposium on the U. S. Presidency of Barack Obama
Friday, February 27th
9am-5pm, Trabant Theater

This symposium will include several panel discussions,  and a keynote from 12 -1:30 pm  by Jabari Asim, Editor in Chief of Crisis, the magazine of the NAACP, and author of the soon to be released Harper/Collins book What does Obama mean?  For more information, please visit www.bams.udel.edu.

*Black History Month Extravaganza*
The Truth with Jeff Johnson: What’s Next for Black America
Wednesday, March 4th
6:30 pm, Trabant Multipurpose Rooms

*A pre-lecture workshop entitled, Student Leaders of Color on Predominately White College Campuses will be held at 4:30 pm in Trabant Multipurpose Room C.  Jeff Johnson will lead a discussion on the perils and pitfalls many students of color face on predominately white college campuses and offer strategies for achieving success.

Multicultural Programs

In the Heights, New York City
Saturday, March 7th
10am, Departure from the Center for Black Culture

Read more

Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference
Saturday, March 14th
9am-3pm, Trabant University Center
Read more

Upcoming Events

A Day of Service; Youth and Education 2009 ICONS Heritage Bowl
Saturday, March 21st
12-5pm, Purnell Hall, Room 115

The Heritage Bowl is a Black History Month trivia tournament designed to educate high school students about the accomplishments of African Americans. Interested? Please call the CBC at 831-2991 by March 6th.

CBC Newsletter Submissions

Please email slw@udel.edu to submit information for the next issue of the Community Journal.


Each One Reach One

Annual EORO Student vs Alumni/Staff
B-ball Game
Wednesday March 11th
7-9pm, Bob Carpenter Sports Bldg. Gym 1
We are currently looking for players for both teams.  If you are a student, faculty, staff, or alum interested in playing in the game, please forward your name to foscc@udel.edu.

Student Organization News

Cultural Programming Advisory Board
CPAB is looking for creative students interested in a spring internship. Read more

Dancing with Dark Arts
Saturday, March 7th
6:30pm, Bacchus Theatre in the Perkins Student Center

Admission: $4

Save the Date!
Dark Arts Spring Concert
Saturday, April 25th
7pm, Mitchell Hall


Annual Housing Fair
Tuesday, February 24th
11am-4pm, Trabant University Center

Get more information about your on-campus housing options while enjoying food, entertainment and door prizes. You'll also have a chance to win free housing and dining for the entire 2009-2010 academic year!

UD's Performing Arts Series presents Flamenco Vivo
Sunday, March 1st
7pm, Mitchell Hall
Read more

Employment Opportunities

No current listings.

Internship Opportunities

Summer 2009 Turner Broadcasting Internships in Wash, DC.

PSI Latin America and Caribbean Intern in Wash, DC.

Volunteer Opportunities

No current listings.



University of Delaware
Center for Black Culture Staff:
Kasandra Moye, Director
Fiona Caramba-Coker, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant


Center for Black Culture General Information:
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Fridays: 8:00am-5:30pm
Telephone: (302) 831-2991     Fax:  (302) 831-4097